Simon Phillips - TOOLS OF DIRECTING THE SCRIPT Weekend Masterclass
DATE: Fri 7 Dec, 7-9pm
Sat 8 Dec, 10am-5pm
Sun 9 Dec 2012, 10am-5pm
VENUE: 148-150 Camden High Str, London
Have you ever felt there was some deep, dark secret that great directors weren't telling us?
SIMON PHILLIPS is a Direction Coach for feature film and high level TV directors, including directors of the recent Scandinavian Series The Killing and The Bridge. Oscar and EMMY award winning professional writers, directors and producers have worked with Simon’s unique approach.
Directors need to have the tools to direct the development of their script effectively. es
pecially if they write/direct and yet keep their creative ideas fresh and true. This concentrated workshop has highly participative, practical exercises designed to give directors (producers and writers) those tools to:
• Learn a whole new approach to understanding your script
• Discover how to identify the strengths in your screenplay
• Give the right feedback to overcome problems
• Use surprise, mystery, and suspense to meet the needs of your audience
• Increase your self-confidence under the pressure of script meetings
• Improve prospects of success of your film project
This concentrated workshop is built around a series of highly participative, practical exercises designed to give directors (producers and writers) the tools they need to craft and work with their script.
TOOLS OF DIRECTING THE SCRIPT have been used successfully on award-winning films and by first-time feature film directors to secure the funding they needed to take their project forward.
“Simon's seminar is very helpful for anyone working with, or developing scripts. The development of scripts stays focused on the changes within and between characters, which both reveal character and move the story forward. Simon has a very interactive and fun way of conducting the seminar, which makes the material accessible and easily learned.” - LINDA SEGER | Author ‘How to Make a Good Script Great'"The Tools of Directing training is incredibly valuable, unforgettable and transformative. What is most extraordinary is how, in a couple of hours, you can forge new directing skills and outgrow redundant bad habits." - BILL ANDERSON | Director of the 2012 EMMY award nominated Case Histories
"These are simple tools, and yet some of the most powerful, eye-opening methods ever revealed about how to instantly succeed in directing."